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Japanese Quilt Blocks To Mix And Match

Author : スーザン・ブリスコ
ISBN : 1568363656
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Modern Japanese quilting blends Eastern and Western techniques to create quilts of extraordinary style and beauty. Using designs borrowed from a rich decorative arts heritage, and often incorporating traditional kimono fabrics, Japanese quilters have developed a distinctive style based on unusual motifs and striking color combinations. WithJapanese Quilted Blocks to Mix and Match, any quilter can create exquisite and unique works of patchwork art in the Japanese tradition. The book presents more than 125 different block patterns, each with complete instructions and a color photograph, representing a variety of pattern sources: kamon (family crests), Hakone yosegi (parquetry) and traditional textiles, such as kasuri weave. Each 9-inch block includes a full cutting guide and fabric palette; suggestions for use, either mixing and matching or adapting to an all-over design; and icons indicating techniques and skill level. The blocks on each spread are related in design and technique. In addition to the Block Directory,Japanese Quilted Blocks to Mix and Matchfeatures an Inspiration Gallery, showcasing examples of finished quilts from leading quilters. Using these examples, author Susan Briscoe explores such topics as color ideas from traditional Japanese textiles and quilts, motifs, and recommendations for combining fabric patterns and block designs. An extensive section on technique, as well as several pages about the fabrics themselves and a listing of suppliers and organizations make this volume as practical and informative as it is beautiful.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Japanese Taupe Quilts

Author : Susan Briscoe
ISBN : 1568365950
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With their beautiful, soft sepia color range, contemporary Japanese quilts stand out for their sophisticated reinvention of patchwork and appliqué blocks. These cool, calm quilts are as much at home in modern country style as they are in chic, urban settings. The harmonious fabrics are easily combined, often with accents of brick red, olive green, or yellow ocher, to create a new yet nostalgic style that resonates with quilters all over the world. In Japanese Taupe Quilts, acclaimed textile artist Susan Briscoe offers a wealth of tips, techniques, and ideas for both the beginner and the experienced quilter. The block patterns have been drafted from a variety of traditional block sources, including Japanese fabric, paper and architectural designs, and kamon family crests. For each block there is a photograph, a clear instructional diagram or template, fabric palette and cutting guide, as well as detailed instructions for making the block. At-a-glance icons indicate skill level and techniques used. Patchwork, appliqué, embellishment, and quilting techniques are clearly explained with step-by-step photographs, from cutting out to finishing off. The blocks can be mixed and matched, tessellated for allover patterns, or combined into sampler quilts. Combination ideas are supplied throughout the block directory, together with six simple projects -- a pillow, lap quilt, tote bag, table runner, wall hanging and satchel handbag -- to inspire readers to create exquisite quilts in the distinctive Japanese taupe style.

130 Mini Quilt Blocks

Author : Susan Briscoe
ISBN : 9780312675301
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 82.94 MB
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Presents mini-quilt block patterns that are designed to be incorporated into different kinds of projects, including little bags, cushions, potholders, and small quilts.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

150 Blocks For Baby Quilts

Author : Susan Briscoe
ISBN : 157120430X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 61.29 MB
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A selection of block designs for various baby quilted items.
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Library Journal

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ISBN : UCSC:32106017988848
Genre : Libraries
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Pieced Symbols

Author : Myrah Brown Green
ISBN : 1600594247
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Part global quilting travelogue, part cultural history, this artful, useful guide gives quilters all they need to create a variety of foundation piece quilt blocks featuring symbols from across the world. The designs range from the Asian om and Australian rainbow spirit to the American Indian turtle and African ankh. Each chapter features inspiring examples of how to incorporate the symbols into finished quilts, while tip boxes throughout share interesting information about their meanings and cross-cultural uses.
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Quilt Blocks Around The World

Author : Debra Gabel
ISBN : 9781607054368
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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You loved Quilt Blocks Across America—now author Debra Gabel shows you the rest of the world in her signature style. Debra’s sequel features 50 all new 6” square appliqué patterns for exciting locales like Tokyo, Sydney, and Venice, plus general travel-themed designs. Perfect for any kind of appliqué. An inspiring gallery of the quilt blocks “in action” gives you plenty of ideas for sewing something special to commemorate your travels…real or imagined. Pages lay flat for tracing the patterns and color templates make fabric selection easy. Includes a CD inside with PDF files for resizing and printing as needed.
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Sophisticated Stitches

Author : Don Linn
ISBN : 9781607051114
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Make Your Quilt Unforgettable with Elegant Designs. Take a simple quilt and make it spectacular with 66 art deco motifs, flowers, and Japanese crests. Use for hand or machine quilting, appliqué, and embroidery. Show off your stitching or appliqué in individual blocks, medallions, and open spaces. Enlarge or reduce the designs to fit any space. Turn an ordinary quilt into an heirloom with these graceful, versatile designs. "Mr. Quilt" includes instructions for using the designs, a supply list, and help with mixing and matching to create your own original designs.
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